News in Review 2002-2004

Looking for news stories from a particular month and year? This channel features an archive of News in Review broadcasts dating from 2002 to 2004, covering the key stories from the period that matter most to Canadian educators.All stories feature a comprehensive, classroom-ready resource guide developed by experienced teachers. The broad range of lesson plans and activities will appeal to all type of learners.

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News in Review - May 2003 Charest Sweeps Quebec

It’s an election that has implications for all of Canada. On April 14, Quebecers voted for change. The separatist Parti Québécois is out and the federalist Liberals are in. News in Review looks at Jean Charest’s road to victory and examines the implications for Quebec and Canada.
  • 2003
  • 00:13:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/15/2003

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News in Review - May 2003 Confronting The SARS Outbreak

A mysterious disease that causes flu-like symptoms and pneumonia is quickly spreading around the word and has made its way to Canada. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, or SARS, has killed hundreds and sickened thousands. News in Review examines the efforts being made to identify the cause and halt the spread of this dangerous disease.
  • 2003
  • 00:15:53
  • 13-14
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News in Review - May 2003 War and Peace in Iraq

Saddam Hussein’s regime has collapsed and the war in Iraq has come to an end. But now questions are being asked about the future. Will the coalition forces become an occupying army or will Iraqis quickly re-establish self-rule? What will be the role of the United Nations? News in Review examines the issues.
  • 2003
  • 00:13:57
  • 13-14
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News in Review - March 2003 Jordin Tootoo: Hockey Night in Nunavut

Jordin Tootoo is a young Inuit hockey player from Nunavut who’s trying to fulfill his major-league dreams. News in Review has his story and takes a look at how hockey is played in Canada’s most northern territory.
  • 2003
  • 00:13:35
  • 13-14
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News in Review - March 2003 Census 2001: Canada's Changing Face

For the last year Statistics Canada has been releasing data it collected during the 2001 census. This data makes one thing perfectly clear: Canada is changing. We’re older, more ethnically and racially diverse, and more urban then ever before.
  • 2003
  • 00:14:01
  • 13-14
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News in Review - March 2003 Drunk Driving: B.C. Premier is Charged

The arrest of B.C. Premier Gordon Campbell on impaired driving charges has thrown a spotlight on the dangers of drinking and driving. News in Review looks at his arrest and the ensuing political fallout. We also examine how governments, schools and other organizations are trying to combat drunk driving.
  • 2003
  • 00:13:46
  • 13-14
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News in Review - March 2003 Iraq: The Drums of War

There’s a war of words over the fate of Iraq. The U.S. is determined to topple Saddam Hussein and to do it soon. But many of its allies, including Canada, are telling it to wait. News in Review reports on a debate that is dividing NATO and the United Nations.
  • 2003
  • 00:15:50
  • 13-14
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News in Review - February 2003 A New Leader for the NDP

This January the federal NDP chose Jack Layton as its new party leader. Layton has taken on a tough job; in the last election the NDP received its lowest popular vote ever, and so more than ever the survival of the party is at stake. News in Review takes a look at Layton’s road to victory and examines the NDP’s ...
  • 2003
  • 00:15:21
  • 13-14
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News in Review - February 2003 Saving the Native Children

Among the arguments for Native self-government, Native leaders say one of the most important is the future of their children. Giving First Nations the tools to run their communities could give their children a whole new sense of hope. But one of the responsibilities already handed over to some Native communities is proving difficult to manage, and it involves the ...
  • 2003
  • 00:13:59
  • 13-14
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News in Review - February 2003 The Gun Law: Pro & Con

News in Review examines the problems the federal government has had implementing its gun registry. The recent revelation by the Auditor General that the program has so far cost a billion dollars has caused a political firestorm on Parliament Hill. By January 1, every gun owner should have registered their firearms, but despite the billion dollars, nobody knows for sure ...
  • 2003
  • 00:13:59
  • 13-14
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